Seville Film Festival 2018

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Al Sur Del Sur (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Manuel Blanco)
A visual map of the Bay of Cadiz strung together with the words of its inhabitants.
Showing with Plastico Planchado
The Burghers Of Calais, The Last Border (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Jesús Armesto Martín)
Armesto ventures into “the Jungle”, the enormous refugee camp in Calais, rebelling against the media disinformation about one of the greatest humanitarian crises in the 21st century.
La Busqueda (Country: Spain, Peru; Year: 2018; Director: Mariano Agudo, Daniel Lagares)
Thirty years after the armed conflict between the State and Shining Path in Peru, three people travel through important settings in their lives in an attempt to overcome the wounds of violence.
La Espana Profunda (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Isaías Griñolo Padilla)
A reflection on memory from the work by Juan de Ávalos, the sculptor responsible for the Valle de los Caídos.
The First Memory (La Primera Cita) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Jesús Ponce; Writer: Jesús Ponce; Stars: Isabel Ampudia, Sebastián Haro, Mercedes Hoyos, Víctor Clavijo, Bruto Pomeroy, Darío Paso, Ana Cuesta, Daniel Morilla, Carlos Bernardino, Lucía Hoyos, Andrea Haro, Paqui Montoya, Ana Carvajal, Juan Carlos Sánchez, Eduardo Trías)
Isabel has a flare-up of Alzheimer’s and as a result her husband Sebastián realises how he has neglected her and tries to make amends.
Iguanas 88 (El Secadero) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Antonio Donaire Sánchez)
A bar in the middle of nowhere is the setting for encounters between people who are forced to co-exist.
It's Your Thing (La Cosa Vuestra) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: María Caña)
A “guerrilla-video” about the more hidden, surrealist face of the Sanfermines.
Showing with Coplas Mecanicas
Jaulas (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Nicolás Pacheco; Writer: Nicolás Pacheco; Stars: María Cabrera, Manolo Caro, Manuel Cañadas, Estefanía Santos de los, Antonio Dechent, Antonio Estrada, Mila Fernández, Marta Gavilán, Stefan Mihai, Belén Ponce de León, Manuel Tallafé, Carlos Tirado, María Cabrera, Manolo Caro, Manuel Cañadas)
Concha and her daughter Adela live in a humble neighbourhood with a man who doesn’t love them. One day, sick of this life, Concha decides to escape with Adela.
Segunda Oportunidad (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Álvaro de Armiñán; Writer: Álvaro de Armiñán; Stars: Gary Piquer, Mercedes Hoyos, Sebastián Haro, Antonio Estrada, Cuca Escribano, Marina De Armiñán, Daniel Arias, Antonio Andres, Cristina Hoyos, Rosa Maria Sardà, Maria Cabrera, María Alfonsa Rosso, Gloria de Jesús, Queti Naranjo, Bernard Hill)
Antonio goes back to his home town with the intention of setting up a business: a shop for cultivating marijuana which will stir up the neighbours and reopen unsettled scores from his past.
Tierras Solares (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Laura Hojman; Writer: Laura Hojman; Stars: Beatriz Arjona, Néstor Barea, Pedro Casablanc, Beatriz Arjona, Néstor Barea, Pedro Casablanc)
A film that follows in the footsteps of the poet Rubén Darío during his stay in Andalusia in 1902.
Try (Country: Spain, Germany, US; Year: 2018; Director: Angel Haro)
Camila and Marcos, friends since they were adolescents, meet up in New York after not seeing each other for two years.
La Ultima Toma (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Jesús Ponce)
A film that reclaims the figure of Claudio Guerín Hill, one of the great hopes of Spanish cinema at the end of the 60s, whose career was cut short by his early death.
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